Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

Salary estimated from 8 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 16, 2018
Average in Washington, DC
$147,700 per year
Meets national average
  • Most Reported
$74,000
$225,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $147,700 per year in Washington, DC, which meets the national average. Salary estimates are based on 8 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Principal Software Engineer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Principal Software Engineer is 4-6 years.
Principal Software Engineer salaries by company in Washington, DC
CompanyAverage salary
$145,837 per year
$142,303 per year
$143,527 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

Principal Engineer
Booz Allen Hamilton
Arlington, VA
Principal Software Engineer
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
Principal Software Engineer
KEYW Corporation
Washington, DC
Principal Software Engineer jobs in Washington, DC